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  1. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Agosto, 2001
    Mozambique, Egipto, Nigeria, Sudáfrica, Uganda, Malí, Somalia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Sierra Leona, Asia occidental, África occidental, Global, África oriental, África septentrional, África austral

    Trade liberalisation processes impact differently on men and women due to the fact that men and women have different roles in production. Despite the fact that women are actively involved in international trade, WTO agreements are gender blind and as such have adverse impacts on women. The General Agreement in Trade and Service (GATS), for instance, provides for a level playing field in service provision between big foreign owned companies and small locally owned companies.

  2. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Enero, 2002
    Etiopía, África austral, África oriental

    While the majority of women in Sub-Saharan Africa and particularly Eastern Africa provide a living for their families on land, they largely do not own it. This comprises one part of a study on women and land in five countries in Eastern Africa - and was commissioned by the Eastern African Sub-Regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of Women (EASSI).

  3. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Enero, 2001
    Egipto, Asia occidental, África septentrional

    Does poverty in Egypt have a woman's face? Is female poverty linked to their conditions in the labour market or levels of education? Are women particularly at risk in poor households? This report addresses the gender dimensions of poverty using the recent Household Expenditure, Income and Consumption Survey of 1999/2000 for Egypt. Poverty measures of males and females were found to be significantly different, in both urban and rural areas, where higher levels are observed among females than males.

  4. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Abril, 2001
    Sudáfrica, África austral, África oriental

    In what ways does political transformation mean a change in meanings and practice of citizenship - in the relationships between individuals and the state? This paper discusses the experiences of women, particularly black women, of citizenship in South Africa, where the new administration promised a new politics based on civil society and universal citizenship.

  5. Library Resource
    Enero, 2002
    Kenya, India, Nicaragua, África subsahariana, América Latina y el Caribe, Asia meridional

    This toolkit provides a framework for main-streaming gender in rural development activities.It addresses the lack of conceptual and practical tools in the area of sustainable land management. Its modular design allows for individual approaches and targets development staff at the project and programme levels, with the aim of helping them to find practical ways of dealing with gender issues in rural development activities.

  6. Library Resource
    Enero, 2002
    África subsahariana

    The study was conducted to determine whether the gender difference in wealth and land allocation between male and female farmers in male-headed households is manifested in soil fertility indicators. It determined chemical fertility levels (fertility indicators) in the composite topsoil samples from 5 woman-owned plots and 5 man-owned plots in Ntanzi village, Uganda, on a Rhodic Ferralsol. A similar study was conducted on 8 woman-owned and 8 man-owned plots in Buggala Island, Uganda, on a Ferralic Arenosol.

  7. Library Resource

    evolution of land tenure institutions in Western Ghana and Sumatra

    Publicación revisada por pares
    Informes e investigaciones
    Diciembre, 2001
    África occidental, África subsahariana, Asia sudoriental, África, Asia, Ghana, Indonesia

    This research report examines three questions that are central to IFPRI research: How do property-rights institutions affect efficiency and equity? How are resources allocated within households? Why does this matter from a policy perspective? As part of a larger multicountry study on property rights to land and trees, this study focuses on the evolution from customary land tenure with communal ownership toward individualized rights, and how this shift affects women and men differently.This study’s key contribution is its multilevel econometric analysis of efficiency and equity issues.

  8. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Septiembre, 2001
    África

    Asks whether land reform is still a goal worth pursuing for rural women. Includes gender and land reform; changing livelihoods and de-agrarianisation; insecurities; land tenure and land titling; limitations to land; arguments for landholding; a few policy and practical initiatives; conflicts over land and property. Concludes that, despite all the problems outlined, land reform for rural women is worth pursuing since, among other things, it would lessen the risks of hunger and malnutrition and also provide links to rights in other spheres.

  9. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Junio, 2001
    Sudáfrica, África

    Covers introduction, farm workers in South Africa, tenure security for farm workers with a focus on ESTA – including the justice system, farmers’ responses and women farm workers; equity share schemes; rural housing and land redistribution; lessons to and from South Africa.

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